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Broadway Bigwig's Secret Struggle

(Newser) - Just before he died last month, Broadway mogul Gerald Schoenfeld finished a memoir revealing a secret but devastating battle with depression, Jeremy Gerard writes on Bloomberg. “This will surprise many of the people who thought they knew the Shubert Organization chairman well. It did me.” The Great White... More »

Broadway Giant Gerald Schoenfeld Dies at 84

Powerful owner reshaped Broadway, New York and nationwide

(Newser) - Gerald Schoenfeld, American’s most influential theater owner, died today at 84. The New York native ran the powerful Shubert Organization for 36 years, heading 17 Broadway theaters, doling out millions, and co-producing Cats, Amadeus, and Les Miserables. Though his cherubic face put observers in mind of a teddy bear,... More »

Angry Judge to YouTube Divorcée: YouLose

Judge blasts 'callous' video

(Newser) - The Broadway mogul's wife who lambasted her estranged husband in a couple of hugely popular YouTube videos didn't find the court quite so responsive: a Manhattan judge, citing the video, granted Shubert Organization president Philip Smith a divorce on the grounds of cruel and inhuman treatment. A pre-nuptial agreement was... More »

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